Grace Cottage Hospital Announces Changes to Board of Trustees

TOWNSHEND, VT—Grace Cottage Hospital announced today changes to its Board of Trustees.   After 23 years of service, Deborah Boyle has decided to retire from the Grace Cottage Hospital Board of Trustees.  During that time, Boyle served as President, Vice President, Treasurer, and Chair of the Financing and Audit Committee as well as many other capacities […]

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Messenger Valley Pharmacy Holiday Hours

Messenger Valley Pharmacy will be closing on Christmas Eve at 2:00 p.m., and will be closed Christmas Day. The Pharmacy will also be closed on New Year’s Day. Enjoy a safe and happy holiday!

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It's National Influenza Vaccination Week

BURLINGTON – The flu is spreading in Vermont, but it’s not too late to get your flu vaccine. Flu season tends to peak between December and February, and can extend as late as May, so there’s still time to get protected and limit the spread of flu among family and friends. In 2013, about 44 […]

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Grace Cottage Hospital Announces Collaboration with Green Lantern Group on 500kw Community Solar Project

Townshend – Grace Cottage Hospital and Green Lantern Group have entered into an agreement to collaborate on a 500 kilowatt community solar array. The electricity generated by this array, located in Pittsford, Vermont, will serve the main Grace Cottage Hospital buildings and Pittsford’s municipal buildings. The project will generate significant savings for Grace Cottage Hospital […]

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Frequently Asked Questions About Ebola

What is Ebola? Ebola is a virus.  It was discovered in 1976 near the Ebola River in Africa.  Since then, outbreaks have appeared sporadically in Africa. What are the symptoms of Ebola? Symptoms include: Fever Severe headache Chills Muscle pain Malaise Vomiting Stomach pain Diarrhea Loss of appetite How is Ebola spread? Ebola is transmitted […]

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Grace Cottage Annual Poker Walk

TOWNSHEND — October is National Physical Therapy Month. To encourage everyone to get out and exercise, Grace Cottage Hospital’s Rehabilitation Department will hold its 16th Annual Poker Walk on Wednesday, Oct. 15. This free, fun, two-mile walk/run is held each year, rain or shine. No pre-registration is required. Playing cards are distributed along the way; […]

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Flu Shots Available At Grace Cottage

TOWNSHEND– Grace Cottage Family Health will be offering flu shots for members of the public on three Saturdays this fall—Oct. 4, Oct. 18, and Nov. 1–from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. No advance appointment is needed; walk-ins are welcome. Flu shots are also available during weekday hours by appointment–call 802-365-4331. Grace Cottage Family Health is […]

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Wellness in Windham Health Festival

Live entertainment, health and wellness activities, fitness demonstrations, dance, music, prizes, and giveaways will be featured at the Wellness in Windham Health Festival on Saturday, September 20, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on the front lawn of the Brattleboro Retreat. Bring your family and friends for the festivities, free and open to the public, sponsored by Brattleboro […]

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West Nile Virus Detected in Southern Vermont

BURLINGTON – Six batches of mosquitoes from Rockingham, Brattleboro, Putney and Newbury have recently tested positive for West Nile virus. The mosquitoes from Newbury were collected on August 18. The five other batches were collected on August 21. Three of these were from the same site in Rockingham. Finding mosquitoes in Windham and Orange Counties […]

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